The Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season presents a broadcast of Verdi's La Traviata, presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, March 11. Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo's disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker's staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti.
Runtime 2 hr. 55 min.
Opened March 11th, 2017
Cast Nicola Luisotti, Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, Thomas Hampson
Directed By Willy Decker
Written By Giuseppe Verdi, Francesco Maria Piave